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BIM Manager, Rail Stations, London

Company WSP Location London
Contract Full Time Salary --
Sector(s) Consulting, Engineering

Job Description

About the Role

At WSP, you’ll find yourself challenged in more fascinating and far-reaching ways than ever before. You’ll explore new and inspiring opportunities to make the most of your expertise, broaden your professional horizons and create exciting new possibilities for people, organisations and society in general.

The WSP Rail Discipline provides engineering, design consultancy and specialist services to the rail industry. We are expanding our Rail Stations capability, building on our “best in class” reputation. We have a number of well-established Rail Stations Design Centres throughout the UK, and the teams in those centres are delivering a wide variety of complex and technically challenging projects around the country and overseas.

We work directly with High Speed 2, Network Rail and organisations such as TfL and TfGM, with contractors, TOCs, developers of rail freight facilities and other organisations engaged in the implementation of rail projects.

We have an opportunity for a highly experienced BIM Manager to join the Stations business in London to lead the development and implementation of BIM on recent Major HS2 project wins.

A typical week would include:

  • Working with our Technical Forum, Technical Leads and Project Managers to develop coherent design processes that maximises data exchange across multiple software platforms
  • Produce defined Project Plans for software data exchange protocols
  • Undertaking and supporting the preparation of various aspects of design on major and minor Rail Station improvement schemes, including non-rail side and Urban Realm and major civil engineering works.
  • Preparation of scheme designs and drawings, targeting 15% reduction in resourced inputs to achieve same design products.
  • Detailed design and the preparation of contract drawings and documents, produced independently or by other team members.
  • Interfacing with multi-disciplinary project teams, and driving BIM benefits at project level.
  • Value engineering and value management
  • Line Management and mentoring of BIM technicians

About You

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • A HNC/HND (minimum) in Civil Engineering or with good and appropriate experience working on Rail and civil engineering design projects, preferably at tender and concept to detailed design stages
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel software, including writing macros to undertake complex or repetitive calculations, lookup and pivot tables, etc. Experience of VBA would be advantageous.
  • Fully familiar with multiple aspects of design, to include structures, MEP, Architectural finishes, Urban Realm, Highways, Environmental mitigation measures etc.
  • Fully conversant with multiple software platforms, including Bentley Microstation, Aecosim, and Projectwise
  • Experience of the management of off-shore BIM resources would be a valuable strength
  • Working toward chartered status with a relevant institution

What if we can?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP – we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important – be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 25 days annual leave, pension schemes, life assurance, personal accident cover and paid professional subscriptions, and some not so standard benefits as part of our flexible benefits scheme – so if you would like to hop on a new bike (cycle to work scheme) or thrill the family with your Lego building skills (Discount at Legoland Windsor) – WSP can help!

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Our VIBE (LGBT + employee network) and WiL (Women in Leadership) networks work with the business to help ensure we continue to promote the right environment to enable LGBT+ and female employees to reach their full potential, and to ensure we continue to promote equality, inclusivity and diversity for everyone.

About Us

We value our people and our reputation.

We stand for attracting, developing, engaging and retaining the best professionals in our fields of expertise, because our people are what make us great. We put the highest ethical standards at the centre of all we do. We are professional, humble and act with moral and intellectual integrity, keep our word, treat everyone with respect, support our colleagues and embrace diversity.

We care about individuals and their progress and offer the most fulfilling career development for our professionals. We promote our young recruits because we believe fresh perspectives bring great ideas and new energy.

Find your career path at WSP. 

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